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Black-headed Grosbeak

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by Terry Costales

A Black-headed Grosbeak sang happily at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum.

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Two Starling Fledglings

(268 views)
by Terry Costales

A cavity in a tree was home to two Starling fledglings.

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Foggy Sunrise

(261 views)
by Bryan Costales

The sun rose behind a fog enshrouded valley seen from a northbound train passing through Oregon.

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Reprizent

(158 views)
by Bryan Costales

Shirts for sale, all branded with the "Reprizent" label.

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Imperfect Produce

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by Bryan Costales

A booth for "Imperfect Produce" showed examples of the fruit and vegetables that could be delivered directly to one's home at regular subscription intervals. The produce is good, tastes good, and is nourishing, but is merely oddly shaped.

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Portable Zipline

(128 views)
by Bryan Costales

A portable zipline had been set up to tower over the Gilroy Garlic Festival. The stairway would fold down onto a trailer for later transport.

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Behind Green Cone

(116 views)
by Bryan Costales

Each individual thrower was required to stand behind a green cone. A Nathan's Famous worker judged the accuracy of each throw by eye.

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Big Signs

(111 views)
by Bryan Costales

A couple of large signs were printed on large boulder slices. One described, "Hole 9," and the other advertised, "Gilroy Garlic festival."

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The Original

(109 views)
by Bryan Costales

The Nathan's booth was labeled, "This is the original." Inside, free samples of hot dog meat were given away on toothpicks.

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Fewer Than 100

(105 views)
by Bryan Costales

Slightly fewer than one hundred people waited in line to get a free sample of garlic ice cream.

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Behind Auto Booth

(105 views)
by Bryan Costales

The pair of ziplines vanished behind a booth advertising Ford automobiles.

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Purely Decorative

(104 views)
by Bryan Costales

Smaller boulder slices featured purely decorative images of tree branches and elk.

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Gasoline Signs

(103 views)
by Bryan Costales

Signs for gasoline companies lined the top shelf facing out toward the path between booths.

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Religious Theme

(103 views)
by Bryan Costales

One boulder slice had a religious image of a cowboy kneeling by a Christian cross.

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Inflated Hot Dog

(98 views)
by Bryan Costales

Underneath a large inflated hot dog was, "Free Play." People lined up to throw three baseballs at targets. The more accurate the throws, the better the prizes.

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A Franchise

(96 views)
by Bryan Costales

Two boulder slices advertised the franchise. "Sell boulders that you build," and "High Profit Margins."

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Finally At The Window

(95 views)
by Bryan Costales

Once we finally reached the window, two people leaned out of two windows and handed out tiny cones of garlic ice cream. They handed them out as fast as they could to keep the long lines moving.

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Sports Logo

(94 views)
by Bryan Costales

Two boulder slices displayed sports logos.

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Sand Into

(92 views)
by Bryan Costales

The booth said, "Turn Sand Into Revenue!!!" The booth showed samples of what one could make and sell as a franchise.

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At The End

(91 views)
by Bryan Costales

The sample garlic ice cream booth was at the very end of the food booths. Those other food booths had much shorter lines.

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Two Flew Together

(90 views)
by Bryan Costales

Two people flew together down the cable. The strap hanging from the back of the pulley was a brake that could be pulled to slow descent.

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End By Start

(88 views)
by Bryan Costales

The zipline ride ended next to a booth were people could sign up to ride the zipline. After paying money, the harness was put on, and then the rider had to walk back to the tower and up the stairs. After a too brief ride, the harness was returned to the booth.

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People Strapped

(87 views)
by Bryan Costales

People walked to the top of a tall staircase and waited in line to be attached to pulleys.

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Barry Kaufman

(87 views)
by Bryan Costales

The strolling entertainer, Barry Kaufman, played his mandolin for the folks waiting in the hot sun for a chance to taste garlic ice cream.

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Bigfoot Crossing

(84 views)
by Bryan Costales

A "Bigfoot Crossing" sign was one example of a metal sign that was lit (supplied with light sockets and a cord).

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